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Sales Engineer - Turkey & Middle East


Remote, 34, TR

REQ ID:  32562

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Sales Engineer - Turkey & Middle East



In your new role as a Sales Engineer, you are responsible for serving the needs of our Middle East customers. Based in Turkey, you serve and develop our base of existing customers, Distribution Partners and win new accounts.

As a seasoned and self-driven sales professional, you are ideally skilled in the technical aspects of the Earthwork-Industry and used to negotiate with decision makers on all levels. As a natural networker you enjoy being in contact with your customers and offer them the best solution to their projects.



Our offer:

Imagine working in a place with flat hierarchies of a small company but with resources and opportunities of a global company in your back. If you like this idea, we should get to know each other!


Your creativity end engagement will be rewarded with an attractive compensation package, bonuses, a company car, and the latest communication devices. But even in our fast-paced times, we plan for the long run. This maybe explains why our employees stay with Kennametal on average for over 17 years.



Your tasks:

  • Expand and develop business with our existing customer base in Turkey and Middle East
  • Prepare forecasts and sales plans for designated territories and execute them according to goals  
  • Acquire new business negotiating with distributors and end users.
  • Supervise field tests / Tool tests and recommend the tool selection based on customer request or test results
  • Co-ordinate technical enquiries between Sales office and Customer
  • Contact potential and established customers to promote, sell and service Kennametal products in a designed sales territory.



Your profile:

  • Engineer with appropriate professional experience in a sales position
  • Experience or a personal network in the Earthworks industry are a high asset
  • Fluent Turkish and very good English is mandatory – Arabic is a big plus
  • Good user knowledge of MS Office and a CRM – system is required
  • Willing to travel into Middle East is mandatory



Please submit your CV in English language.



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